Michael Sparks won second place in the Henry A. Panasci Jr.
Technology Entrepreneurship Competition held at the University at
Buffalo. The competition is designed to bring students from
different educational backgrounds together to create vaiable
businesses in Western New York. The second-place award of $10,000
went to Michael Sparks for his business, Sticker Lights
(StickerLights.com), which produces customizable, USB-powered
illuminated stickers for laptop branding. As part of the BSEE/MBA
Program, Sparks graduated from UB in May 2013 with a BS in
electrical engineering and an MBA from the School of
Management. He recently gained another accolade for this
project, start-up funding from UB eLab, a boot camp for business
students. More details can be found in the UB Reporter.